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derek? >> as if some of the details weren't shocking enough, we now know some of the details we're learning today from police are pretty gruesome. but there are some highlights, including news that one of the dss workers went to heroic efforts to stop this mother's attack on her own baby. >> reporter: 29-year-old kenisha thomas did not have custody of her daughter, pretty diamond. it was during a supervised visit at the social services office tuesday morning that thomas complained about her daughter's care and felt like she could do a better job, as the social services worker told thomas the visit was almost over, thomas replied, it is about to be over. he pulled a kitchen knife from her handbag and police say she did the unthinkable am. >> she stabbed her daughter multiple times, in the face area and neck. and we really don't know why. >> reporter: the social worker left the room, screaming in terror. wents heard thomas say, i'm going to kill her.
a male social worker came in and threw chairs at thomas to stop her and wrestled her to the ground. witnesses say they heard thomas saying, lock me up, if i can't have her, nobody will. and later, i hope my baby is dead. >> reporter: other workers grabbed the girl and rushed her to medical attention. miraculously, she is expected to survive. meanwhile, social services is promising a full investigation to find out how thomas was able to get the knife in. they say this is a prime example of a security breakstep down. >> there are concerns about some of the clients who come in distraught and upset. and there needs to be some remedy to that. there needs to be stricter security measures. and they need to stop using the third party security firms firms that obviously aren't doing the job. >> reporter: kenisha thomas refused to speak with police investigators. in fact, she asked for her attorney. she's got one now. she's being held without bail at central booking, facing a
number of criminal charges, including attempted murder. live at police headquarters. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you very much, derek. now, the baby is in stable condition at johns hopkins. brazen crime. a man shot inside a barber shop. now, two suspects are on the loose. >> reporter: the two men walked into the barber shop on south marlin avenue in estex, and -- essex, and confronted the 39- year-old employee. seconds later, gunfire erupted and the man is shot several times. the suspects fled the scene on foot, and the victim was taken to the nearby hospital. detectives are interviewing witnesses right now. the motive for the shooting right now remains unclear and under investigation. vic? >> nearby schools were briefly locked down as a precaution. dramatic developments in the trial of two brothers, accused of beating an african american teenager, in northwest baltimore. the star witness takes the stand and refuses to testify. even asking for charges to be dropped. wjz is live at the mitchell
courthouse. weijia jiang has more on what the teen said and what the judge told him. weijia? >> reporter: denise, this is a huge blow for the prosecutor who put the victim on the stand. because he thought the teenager was going to share a harrowing story about how he was beaten. but the victim brazenly refused. >> reporter: in a stunning outburst on the witness stand, 16-year-old cory osbee got out of his chair and said, quote, i don't want to testify. iptz all the charges-- i want all of the charges to be dropped, end quote. osbee, who cried almost the entire time he was on the stand, was expected to be the star witness in the state's case, against brothers 24-year- old eliayahu, and 21-year-old avi werdesheim. they're accused of beating then- 15-year-old osbee in 2010. many believed the alleged attack was racially motivated and have even compared it to what happened to trevon martin in florida. >> he was singled out because he was a black dude walking in
a jewish community. >> reporter: documents from the investigation reveal osbee said the brothers pushed him to the ground, pinned him down, and beat him with a walkie-talkie. but on wednesday, osbee refused to answer questions from the prosecutor. and hung his head in his lap. at one point, osbee's grandfather was thrown out of court because he was making signals to asbee to speak up. >> it's important to preserve the reliability of the testimony that people not gifs signals -- give signals to witnesses or communicate with them during testimony. >> reporter: osbee maintains he was beaten, but doesn't want to talk about it, despite the judge's order to testify. the teen explained, quote, the whole time, i did not want to go through with this stuff. i felt lots of pressure with the whole situation. in my heart, i didn't want to testify. i shouldn't have even called police, end quote. >> reporter: the werdesheims face multiple charges,
including assault. it's unclear what is going to happen to osbee. the judge stopped short of holding him in contempt, but said there would be consequences for his refusal to talk. live at mitchell courthouse, weijia weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> prosecutors are expected to call several more witnesses this week. it is unclear if the werdesheims will testify. well, a fourth and final arrest in the brutal beating and robbery of a man caught on tape. 21-year-old shatia baldwin is now in custody, following her arrest this morning. police say she was one of four people who robbed, beat, and stripped naked, a tourist at a bus stop downtown. the video went viral on the internet, helping police find the suspects. baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings-blake is weighing in on police detective thomas nicholson. he is the subject of criminal investigation, after he used his powers to conduct unauthorized purchases. city leaders say they have a responsibility to hold nicholson accountable for any wrongdoing.
>> the public needs to know that if an officer operates or acts outside the law, we're going to take it seriously and act on it. >> also, wjz confirms, nicholson was arrested on assault charges last year, related to an incident with his daughter. our media partner, the baltimore sun, reports those charges were later dropped on the condition the family attend counseling. $12 million. that is how much anne arundel county schools say they were shorted in this year's budget. now they're fighting to get the money back. and once again, county executive john leopold is right in the middle of it. wjz is live. meghan mccorkell just finished speaking about the issue. >> reporter: the state school board has ruled that the county violated the law with its 2012 school budget. now, county leaders are trying to make the money up. >> reporter: overcrowded classrooms and concerned parents. and anne arundel county school officials say it's all because the school system was shorted $12 million in this year's county budget.
>> but it has certainly damaged our ability to deliver services with class sizes in particular. >> reporter: the state school board has ruled county executive john leopold broke the law, when he included bond repayments for school construction, in the maintenance of effort funding, leaving the school system $12 million short. now, new fears about next year's budget. >> once again, presented a budget to the county council. it is $12 million shy of maintenance effort. >> reporter: but the county executive says his 2013 budget fulfills all of the school's needs, including adding 62 new teacher positions. >> they want pay raises. we can't afford that. especially over the last two years, when other county employees were taking pay cuts and furloughs, it did not seem equitable to give school board employees a pay raise. >> reporter: when it comes to that $12 million, leopold says he'll work to find a way to get it back in the school budget. >> we're going to try to do that. have a collaboration with the county council and look for
ways that we can satisfy that requirement. >> reporter: and council hearings on the 2013 budget begin next tuesday. live in pasadena, i'm meghan mccorkell. >> the county council must approve the 2013 budget by the end of may. taxes and gaming. governor martin o'malley appears to be lining up for two special sessions. one for taxes. the other for expanded gambling. political reporter pat warren. >> reporter: governor o'malley apparently is now suggesting that the state face its budget issues, one special session at a time. >> reporter: a bill to expand gaming in maryland that crapped out in the last hours of the general ssembly-- assembly's regular session, may come back in session this summer. >> when this issue of gaming becomes irntz twined with the -- intertbien twined with -- intertwined with the budget, then it makes consensus very, very hard to find on either. >> reporter: a compromise
failed to get a vote in the senate in the final hours of sine die. at the same time, a bill to expand gaming stalled in the house. while senate president mike miller insists one had nothing to do with the other. it's well known he wanted the gaming bill passed to put a casino at national harbor in prince george's county. >> it's a tourist destination. it is not a shopping mall. >> reporter: the state's biggest facility is arundel mills mall. because of the way the law is written, opening an additional casino requires voter approval. miller want its on the ballot in november. >> it's a huge tourist destination. it is a money maker for the state of maryland. we have to get people to understand that. and solving the state's budget crisis without additional taxation. >> reporter: the potential for marylanders to pay less taxes is not easily dismissed. >> if we were able to resolve the budget in may and then come back, say, in early august, to resolve the opening questions on gaming, that would be enough time for it to be on the ballot in the fall. >> there's no agreement yet on
dates for either of those sessions. >> reporter: but a proposed income tax increase is first on this special session to do list. reporting live, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> the new budget takes effect on july 1st. the republican presidential picture is coming into focus tonight. newt gingrich begins the process of suspending his campaign. he is expected to formally drop out next week. and endorse one-time rival, mitt romney. the two agreed to work together to unite conservatives against president obama. romney swept five more primaries last night. and wjz 13 is always on. check in for complete coverage of campaign 2012. for the latest on the candidates and the results from the remaining primaries. log onto wjz.com. well, the weather continues to improve as the week moves along. a live outside right now. we are right where we should be for this time in april. as far as temperatures go. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and
bob turk are updating the conditions. here's bob. >> hope you enjoy today. because tomorrow will not be as nice. it's going to be a little wet. here's why. look at radar. not too far west of us. already, a bunch of showers near columbus, ohio. down to charleston, west virginia. and guess what. they're moving in a general east/southeast direction. and there's even more across portions of the midwest, as you can see portions of indiana and kentucky. we do expect to see showers developing overnight. temperature-wise, we're at 68. and that is smack-dab normal on this date, by the way. 69, d.c. 58 in oakland. 65 in ocean city. these temperatures today, however, running anywhere from, as you can see, 6, 7, 10 degrees, 11 degrees warmer than yesterday. so we have improved temperature- wise this week. tim out in the outback. lots of sunshine with the thursday forecast. as bob mentioned, spring
showers are headed our way. take a look at a few graphics. a little unsettled here as the jet stream is dipping right across the mid-atlantic. it's going to keep still the very cold air to our north. but it's going to allow for warm air from the south to prove on in. so even though we have rain, temperatures still get into the low 70s. that low pressure stays to our south. but the jet stream will usher in several disturbances over the next few days. we'll have rain tomorrow. some clearing on friday. and then more rain headed our way, just in time for the weekend. bob will have those details coming up in your complete first warning forecast. back inside. >> thank you, tim. one artist's love of sports and history gives him a chance to cast orioles legends in bronze. his work is at a tribute to honor orioles hall-of-famers. >> reporter: this courtyard at camden yards used to be part of a picnic area. but this weekend, it will turn -- morph into a garden of greats. when they honor six orioles
hall-of-famers with six bronze statues. >> cal ripken, i watched play here. >> toby mendez created the bronze statues. it took him more than a year to find the images, cast them, and create the image. >> we are creating something that will last for generations. so it's very important to me that it is really faithful and really honors the person in the proper way. >> reporter: mendez isn't saying much about what the statues will look like. as a matter of fact, he can't. the o's want to keep that a secret. once a month, they'll unveil a hall-of-famer on one of these slabs. the last one is cal ripken, jr. that happens on september 6th, the an anniversary that he passed lou gehrig's roarpd. >> there's going to be a lot of movement out here. and it will be exciting when all six of them are in place. >> reporter: after that, brooks robinson's statue is next month. thennarily we'res, after that,
jim -- airline weavers, then jim palmer. mendez said he worked with each hall-of-famer to decide what the final statue would look like. but he's looking forward to what fans think of the bronze leg ends. >> you always hope people like sem them. >> reporter: at camden yards, wjz eyewitness news. >> and mendez has created more than 30 other bronze sculptures of sports and historic figures, including nolan ryan and thurgood marshall. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. secret service under fire. what the head of homeland security is saying about the prostitution scandal. i'm alex demetrick. coming up, keeping the mail moving on the eastern shore. that story as eyewitness news continues. i'm mike schuh, on the jfx. the city had this highway. turns out, it's going to cost more. a lot more. and it's time to start looking ahead to the weekend. don't miss the updated first warning forecast.
right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. right now, repair work continues on underground waterlines, near the 28th street exit. it's a headache for commuters. but as mike schuh explains, it could end up costing the city more than expected. >> reporter: because those middle lanes are unsafe, the city will spend millions in emergency repairs. >> reporter: the city knows there's a problem under here. >> well, basically, we have some erosion that is going on underground. the leaks have washed away tons of dirt under those lanes in this section that are closed. large cavities under the pavement. >> initially, the city estimated it would cost million to do this work. but when only one contractor bid, the price doubled. >> we opened the bids up. and there were two that didn't come. but the bid came in at -- at approximately 2 million. >> that information is summarized below. >> reporter: so today, the board of estimates, a 2 million
repair was approved. and they're told, once they find what is really below the surface, it could be even more extensive. for motorists, already tired of this, they're less concerned about the price tag. >> i think it needs to be fixed quickly. and needs to be safe. >> i'd like to see it get done as fast as they possibly could. >> regardless of the cost? >> well, within reasonable means. >> reporter: we're going to have to live with some uncertainty. the industry doesn't know exactly when it will begin, how much it will cost or when they'll be finished. along the jfx, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. >> the city says some of the work will require total lane closures in the middle of the night. five people are charged after this weekend's raid of counterfeit goods at the patapsco flea market. they're accused of selling knockoff versions of luxury brand items, such as coach and gucci. today's indictment say -- indictment says the products were shipped from new jersey. there may be a reprieve for a male processing center on the eastern shore.
the postal service was planning to close it. but alex demetrick reports, an act of congress could just keep it open. 's close eye is being kept on capitol hill, watching for a senate vote. >> yes, we are. we're following very closely. >> it might keep 130 workers at the eastern processing center on the job. that's because the post office plans to close the facility. the senate bill would save it. >> we want to stay here on the eastern shore. >> to cut costs, they plan to cut 200 processing centers across the country. it would also delay by one year, the closing of rural post offices, which are an eastern shore fixture. >> reporter: the justice for this is the first class stamp, which requires overnight mail to first class zip codes. >> you're paying a first class
price. and you need a first class service. your cards, letters, bills, deserve to get there overnight, especially in the same area. >> reporter: if easton closes, processing for maryland's eastern shore would move to delaware. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, the easton processing center moves its share of mail. during the past year, 99 million went through that facility. we've got spring-time showers headed our way. >> good. >> we still need them. take a look at temps, believe it or not. i know. it's your thursday and your weekend is coming up, too. 68 now. dew points way down. humidity is still very low. 22%. west/northwest winds. 14. the barometer holding steady. come back and take a look at showers after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
well, let's take a look outside right now. looks great right now. bob said some rain is on the way. >> we are still below normal. over 4 inches to the year. and about an inch and a half or so for the month of april. we're going to make up some of that between now and let's say, sunday night and monday. more april showers headed our way. and yes, we do still need them. despite last weekend's
drenching. take a look at temps. 68 here. 58 oakland. 59, ocean city. at 65. and 69 over in washington. locally, it's still very dry. it's going to take a while for any precip to get here and reach the ground later tonight or tomorrow morning. 68 here, 69, annapolis. and over on kent island as well. 63, bel air. west/northwest wind. nice breeze today. blew all of the pollen around. 14 here. 9, ocean city. and 12 up in oakland. still a little snow left in oakland. at least some of the piles that were created by the snow there two days ago. to the west, shower activity. and some thundershowers breaking out. essentially, we've got a warm front developing here. temperatures in the plains today, in the southern plains, texas. wink, texas. wink. was 102 degrees. very warm air. moving over top of this colder air. creating shower and thundershower activity. that warm air is forced upwards. cools and creates clouds. we have shower activity developing to the southwest of
us. eventually, getting to -- it's going to start spreading in our area. probably 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. so during your drive tomorrow, it is a good chance that will be damp, raining activity. and in the after, should get into slightly warmer, a little more unstable conditions may create a thundershower or two in the afternoon. there's the warm air. briefly as we get into it. and on friday, we dry out. looks like a little cooler air. saturday, another system rolling in from the west/southwest. and into sunday. another chance of some scattered or rain shower activity. 10 to 15 knots. small craft advisory. later on, we'll see clouds move in. maybe 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. and maybe even thunder. and again in the afternoon. we'll see sun, i think. but also some shower and thundershower. maybe a brief thunderstorm. in a few spots. upper 60s tomorrow.
but it's going to feel more humid than it did today. >> still to and tonight. tsa under fire again. what allegedly happened this time, involving a 4-year-old child? john edwards' trial. the critical testimony against the man who could have been president. flight fears and others forced to make an emergency landing after a bird strike. how this,,,,,,
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it is 6:30. 68 degrees. and mostly sunny. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. on the hot seat, the head of the homeland security is grilled by congress about the secret security sex scandal. as ines ferre reports for wjz, the agency is moving quickly to deal with the agents involved. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet nopolitano -- napolitano, told the panel that investigators will get to the bottom of the secret service scandal, leaving no stone unturned. >> let me be clear. we will not allow the actions of a few to tarnish the proud legacy of the secret service. >> reporter: napolitano's office is overseeing the investigation into the embarrassing incident in
columbia earlier this month. averages who were preparing for the president's visit to south america, are accused of bringing prostitutes back to their hotels. >> during your knowledge is this the first time this has happened? >> over the years, we have never received any such complaint. >> reporter: of the 12 implicated in the scandal, nine are being forced out. three others have been cleared of serious wrongdoing. republicans are following the investigation closely to make sure everyone involved is held accountable. >> the scandal is a real black mark on the secret service and frankly, on our country. >> reporter: president obama addressed the scandal on nbc's late-night with jimmy fallon. the president said the vast majority of secret service averages do a great job-- agents, do a great job protecting him and his family. >> a couple of knuckleheads shouldn't defract from -- detract from what they do. but what these guys were
thinking, i don't know. that's why they're not there anymore. >> reporter: and the secret service says policy and training guidelines will be reviewed to make sure something like this doesn't happen again. >> and a dozen military personnel have also been implicated in the scandal. they have had their security clearances suspended while the defense department investigates. british police are asking their counterparts to reopen the madeleine mccann missing concerns case. what the little girl would look like now. she vanished from a portuguese resort back in 2007. police say there is a chance she is still alive. still, there has been no reliable indication of what might have happened to the girl, despite numerous reported sightings from around the world. for the second time in just days, a passenger flight taking off in new york, is forced to make an emergency landing, after striking some birds. jeff glor has more on this latest isn't. >> reporter: all right. clear for takeoff. 160, with 571. >> reporter: jet blue flight
571, left for palm beach, at 6:45 p.m. and shortly after was struck by at least two birds, forcing a return to the westchester county airport. >> we've got to come back. we hit two big geese. >> jet blue 571, roger. and stand by. >> reporter: two geese crossed in front of the jet and hit the windshield, oshstructing the pilot's-- obstructing the pilot's view. and no damage was found, but they declared an emergency, heading back to base. >> airport 111, taking 16. >> jet blue 571, nice to have you back. >> the flight landed shortly after 7:00, and there were no reported injuries. the crew and all 54 passengers boarded another plane and took off again for florida about two hours later. >> it was awful. well, everything was fine at first. and then we took off. and it was evident we hit something. and the plane just kept swerving, from left to right. >> oh, my god. i mean, it could have been
worse. because if that thing ever went into the engine. it was certainly inconvenient. but as comparison to what it could have been, we're good. >> reporter: three years ago, captain chesley sullen burger, famously guided a u.s. airways flight into manhattan's west side. since that incident, birds have smashed into more than 1700 flights in new york state alone. and this emergency landing is the second such event in the new york area in less than a week. last thursday, a passenger aboard a los angeles-bound flight captured this video of a flock of at least seven birds just before they crashed into an engine, forcing a return to jfk. >> and wildlife strikes go beyond birds. that they can-- they can include bats, birds and deer on runway. more than a dozen cars with their tires slashed in the 4100 block of park heights avenue. city police are investigating. but so far, there are no
arrests. a military judge refuses to dismiss charges against bradley manning. the army sergeant charged with the biggest document leak. he is accused of sending thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. the pretrial hearing is taking place at fort meade. more testimony in the trial of john edwards. the former presidential candidate is accused of violating campaign finance law to hide his mistress's identity. >> the star prosecution spent a third day on the stand. working hard to avoid eye contact with his former boss. prosecutors are counting on him to make the case that john edwards used illegal campaign contributions to cover up his extramarital affair. young described how his relationship with edwards collapsed, while he lived a so- called life on the run, hiding rielle hunter. he also says he had a shouting match about it with edwards
that almost became physical. leading experts say young could be the strongest weapon. >> he was searching for words at times. and there was no evidence he ever looked at the jury. and even in what appeared to be basic questions, he was thinking and rethinking what he was going to say. >> reporter: in a book he wrote about the case, young acknowledged he described secret contributions from donors as "gifts," entirely proper, and not subject to campaign finance laws. on the stand, young says, quote, i did this to cover my butt because the feds were investigating. >> the prosecution has to prove that edwards not only knew about the payments, but also that he knew they were illegal. >> reporter: in a scathing cross-examination, edwards' defense attorney, abbey lowell, accused young of repeatedly making up stories and getting his facts wrong, both in his testimony and in his book. >> they're going to paint andrew young as a guy who was blindly ambitious. he wasn't in it for john
edwards. he was in it for him and his family. >> reporter: he used campaign funds to build a $1.frief million house. >> now, edwards fays up to 30 years, if convicted on all charges. we've had watergate, iran contragate. and now, yogurt gate. while making this stop in boulder, colorado, someone kicked a cup of yogurt, onto president obama's dress pants assments a young woman is apologizing to the president, who says getting yogurt on the president, well, that's a good story. but how would you like to be the person -- >> i know. shouldn't one of those agents have thrown themselves in front of the yogurt? >> if it happens that fast. >> i guess. still to come on eyewitness news. desperate search. a 5-year-old child are set for a critical organ transplant, kidnapped. did police find him in time? wild ride. did police chase him through streets of l.a.?
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a stolen tow truck leads police on a 2 1/2 hour chase in california. watch from hollywood and onto glendale. a tow truck weighs 15,000 pounds. so there was no way to do a pit maneuver. police had to just wait until the driver just eventually surrendered. a child snatched from a st. louis hospital is found safe. now, two of his relatives are facing charges. police say the 5-year-old's father took him out of the hospital early this morning. the boy is in need of a heart transplant. police later found the two in a hotel near chicago, along with the boy's grandmother. they are are facing kidnapping charges. a 4-year-old treated as a terrorist at the wichita airport. michelle brad myer said her daughter was accused of buying a gun -- having a gun passed to
her. the tsa says it is procedure to rescreen anyone who comes into contact with a person who is undergoing additional screening. the supreme court is listening to arguments, concerning arizona's tough immigration laws. danielle nottingham reports, the justice department is suing to see it because they believe the law is going too far. outside the supreme court, demonstrators on both sides had their say about arizona's immigration law. >> we don't need people coming in here illegally. >> people have a right to come into cross borders to help their families. >> reporter: inside, justices listen to arguments about one of the most controversial parts of the law. it would require police officers officers to detain people if they think they are in the country illegally. >> there is no federal system that would readily clear united states citizens who are stopped during a traffic
violation. >> reporter: some fear the law could lead to mass arrests of illegal immigrants in arizona. >> if they breaking the law, there's that possibility, i would assume. >> the justices appeared skeptical about the obama administration's argument that the government not -- government, not states should enforce immigration law. >> the burden, of course, is to show that there is a conflict between what the federal government has done in its congressional approach and what arizona has done in its own approach. >> reporter: just as-- justice elena kaig an is not taking part in the case because she worked on the issue while in the department. the remaining justices could reach a 4-4 tie. >> that means the lower court decision would stand. this would not take effect. >> reporter: the court is expected to issue its ruling at the end of june. danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. five other states have passed similar laws. the justice department is suing those states as well. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun.
the study says baltimore needs to development an environment to save the middle class from shrinking. what is the fate of existing maryland dna samples, currently under the control of state police? and a look at how important this year's draft system is. consider the need to add depth to the roster. remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. another passenger jet has been hit by birds. we'll talk to captain sully sullen burger about this growing danger. tonight on the cbs evening news. and here's tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ♪
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just in time for rush hour. we will see temperatures get up to about 72 degrees. despite the thact fathere -- the fact that there could be early showers and thunderstorms. back town to 52 overnight. and clear up friday before more rain for the weekend. bon has your details. >> looks like friday can be pretty decent. 64 with more sunshine. drying out. but saturday, into sunday. more showers possible. in fact, just steady rain at times. 58, 62. a little bit dryer and warmer again on monday. but still a little below average. 64, monday afternoon. denise? >> thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. an orioles pitcher shares his unique perspective on how baltimore could experience a rebirth. mark has the latest from the mark has the latest from the ballpark coming up ,,,,,,,,,,
all right. mark is camden yards with the wjz the fan sports report. and they'ricking on toronto, one more time, right? >> today is the second of a three-game series. that's right. winners. robert andino, second baseman, away from the team to be with his wife for the of their child. nolan reimold will not be in second field. once again, dealing with a neck strain. and mark reynolds is back in
the lineup. he'll be the orioles designated hitter. orioles will be taking their swing at toronto blue jays. kyle drebeck, coming into town. having a good start to his season so far. orioles are going with right- hander. orioles and jays, both part of a four-way tie for first place in the american league east. now, being in first place early this season, gives orioles fans a good reason to feel good. and they need hope after 14 straight losing seasons. now, hamill has a good perspective on this. he was a member of the tampa bay rays, during their run of 10 straight losing seasons. he experienced the rays araising rise. hamill tells me that he believes, based on what he experienced with tampa tampa bay, he can see the same thing happening here in baltimore. >> a lot of similarities. a lot. you can be down in the dumps. and you can only go up from there. i'm obviously speaking from insurance.
-- experience. but there's too much talent here to not be successful. we've got a lot of good guys on the field and off the field. you know, i think we mesh together really well. they've welcomed me with open arms. and it's made my transition that much more easy. >> reporter: hamill pitches game 2-3 against toronto. the oakand -- oakland a's. you can see them sunday sunday here on wjz. coverage comes your way sunday at 1:30. let's talk football. the nfl draft kicks off tomorrow in prime time. the ravens have the 29th overall pick in the first round. the ravens in every team in the nfl, aren't looking for just talented players from the college ranks. they're picking players and also trying to pick the best people and the best personalities. drastic approximates are a multimillion dollar investment. and there are countless stories of college players who come into the pros with talent. but because of bad behavior, their ability to play as a pro is limited. and the investment is wasted.
so in addition to size, speed and strength, perspective picks are also graded on their character. >> it's not necessarily that the guy does one thing that is really, really stupid. but when you see a pattern of develop over the course of two to three to four years, where he continues to do disruptive things, whether it's substance- related. whether it's, you know, domestic type stuff. whether it's criminal type stuff. that's when we really get concerned. >> reporter: now, in their background checks, perspective draft picks. ravens say they have already eliminated about 10 people from consideration because of questionable character. finally, area hockey fans have a big night ahead. decisive game 7 of that play- off series. what a series it's been, all six games, decided by one goal. three of them in overtime. washington trying to knock out the defending champs in first round. puck drops at 7:30. first pitch here at 7:05. you can see the game on masn.
don't miss the cbs primetime lineup at 10:00. finally tonight, you've heard of man's best friend. but how about farmer's best friend? in montana, a goose, refuses to leave this farmer's side. no matter what the farmer is doing, the bird, which he simply calls "goose," mimics his every move. despite his constant honking, the farmer says he doesn't mind having the extra company. he tries to go to bed at night. [ laughter ] >> he must have done something right, that farmer. >> we'll be back tonight at 11:00. >> thanks for watching. don't go away. ther >> pelley: tonight, can a state force out illegal immigrants? the supreme court hears the question and tips its hand.
jan crawford is at the court, brian rooney looks at both sides of the controversy in arizona. >> sometimes i'm afraid, like, when i see my husband leave in the morning that he might never come back. >> pelley: the day after a mad cow discovery, the government takes action, about the wyatt andrews asks how much do we know about the health of cattle? danger in the air-- another passenger plane collides with birds. we'll talk to captain chesley sullenberger. and with no money and no experience, an american woman creates a charity to heal the children who suffered in war. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. arizona says the federal government failed to stop illegal immigration so the state had to do it. that was the heart of the issue before the supreme court today. arizona passed an aggressive law in 2010 designed to